School Bus Information

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JUNE 2018

Please see below for the forms needed for the 2018-19 school year.    

 

School Bus Use

    • Other than for school field trips, the district offers a busing system to get students to/from school/home(or daycare).
    • Buses are not used for any other purpose (ie play dates, birthday parties, work or sports activities)
Bus Schedule
    • The draft schedule for Setpember 2018 is posted below.  As school gets going and we confirm the number of riders on the routes, changes will be made as needed - be sure to continue to check the website for changes and the final schedule. 
    • Morning pick up:     ensure that your child is at the bus stop 5 minutes prior to the posted time
    • Afternoon pick up:  Kindergarten children MUST be met at the bus stop.

Bus Passes

    • Bus passes are mandatory for all students riding to/from school.  

    • Bus pass applications for eligible riders can be handed in to your child's school office or emailed to buspass@sd69.bc.ca.  Bus passes will then be issued and sent to your child's school for pick up.

    • Bus passes for courtesy riders must be purchased at the School Board office - 100 Jensen Ave. E., Parksville

    • As in previous years we anticipate having a wait list for courtesy riders, so please be sure to get your application forms in quickly.     

Bus Pass Fees:

    • $0.00        -  eligible rider    ( within catchment area & outside of walk limit)
    • $125.00/yr - courtesy rider  (within catchment area and within walk limits or outside of catchment area) 

Walk Limits 

    • As per Policy 7054 walk limits are:
        • K - Gr. 7     3.2 KM with the exception of BES, EES and NBES which have a walk limit of 1.5 KM
        • Gr. 8 - 12    4.8 KM

 

 

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